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2018 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Prostate Cancer Screening (Males, Age 40+)

Male respondents aged 40+ that have had a PSA test in the past 2 years.*
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,343 531 34.6 31.6-37.9 812 65.4 62.1-68.4
-Piedmont NC 576 230 34.8 30.5-39.3 346 65.2 60.7-69.5
GENDER
Male 576 230 34.8 30.5-39.3 346 65.2 60.7-69.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 411 172 36.6 31.5-42.1 239 63.4 57.9-68.5
Non-Hispanic Black 103 39 33.5 24.3-44.2 64 66.5 55.8-75.7
Other 62 19 21.1 12.8-32.8 43 78.9 67.2-87.2
AGE
35-44 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 154 39 21.6 15.5-29.3 115 78.4 70.7-84.5
55-64 151 68 42.3 33.6-51.6 83 57.7 48.4-66.4
65-74 142 87 62.9 53.3-71.6 55 37.1 28.4-46.7
75+ 75 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 64 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 135 52 40.3 31.4-49.8 83 59.7 50.2-68.6
Some Post-H.S. 147 46 28.7 21.4-37.3 101 71.3 62.7-78.6
College Graduate 226 115 43.4 36.3-50.7 111 56.6 49.3-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 31 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 208 93 35.7 28.9-43.1 115 64.3 56.9-71.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 168 67 36.9 28.6-46.0 101 63.1 54.0-71.4
No 405 162 33.9 29.0-39.2 243 66.1 60.8-71.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 155 74 42.6 33.8-51.9 81 57.4 48.1-66.2
Non-Veteran 421 156 32.3 27.5-37.5 265 67.7 62.5-72.5
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 277 117 37.1 30.9-43.8 160 62.9 56.2-69.1
Regional City or Suburban County 156 59 30.5 23.2-39.0 97 69.5 61.0-76.8
Rural 143 54 35.6 27.0-45.2 89 64.4 54.8-73.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 321 101 26.6 21.8-32.2 220 73.4 67.8-78.2
Unemployed 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 191 107 55.7 47.2-63.8 84 44.3 36.2-52.8
Unable to Work 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 10 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 28 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 368 157 36.3 31.0-42.0 211 63.7 58.0-69.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 32 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 244 84 28.7 22.7-35.5 160 71.3 64.5-77.3
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 300 133 39.0 33.0-45.5 167 61.0 54.5-67.0

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*Male respondents age 40+ who never had a PSA test are included in the NO category.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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